School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences

Neuropsychiatric Epidemiology Research Unit

Ongoing NHMRC record-linkage life course study

Studying pathways to severe mental illness in a cohort of half a million WA children born 1980-2001


taking a cross-disciplinary life course approach to the study of severe mental illness melding epidemiological, psychiatric, criminological and sociological perspectives on aetiology, course and outcome.

Instrument development and design

Lead site for SHIP

the 2010 second Australian National Psychosis Survey - the Survey High Impact Psychosis (SHIP) – and its follow-up clinical studies

The Neuropsychiatric Epidemiology Research Unit (NERU) is recognised for its expertise in psychiatric epidemiology, particularly in the study of psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia, and other severe mental illness.


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